UNISON urges an end to the ‘ongoing crisis in social care’

‘A decade of austerity has ravaged social care’, conference delegates are told

Keir Starmer: ‘The public should have the option to remain’

Shadow Brexit secretary tells UNISON that the option to remain in the EU should be part of any second referendum

Zimbabwean union leader talks of battle against injustice

“The situation resembles a war zone in a country that is not at war.”

UNISON condemns the soaring need for food banks in the UK as a ‘national disgrace’

The Trussell Trust distributed a record 1.6 million emergency food parcels in the past year, amid renewed calls for government to end the five-week wait for Universal Credit

‘Once in a generation opportunity to put younger workers at the heart of our union’

Health delegates embrace the commitments of UNISON’s year of young workers

Nursing associates a ‘fantastic addition’ to the NHS team

Nursing and Midwifery Council’s Andrea Sutcliffe praises the new members of the register – and launches development of five-year strategy at health conference

Safe staffing a ‘vital’ campaign for NHS’s frontline staff

Delegates hear that patients and staff alike are suffering from chronic shortages

‘The government may have ground to a halt – but our union hasn’t’

Dave Prentis sings the praises of members, while outlining the aims and challenges ahead

Mental health services ‘broken and heading for crisis’

Staff are burnt out and ‘leaving in droves‘ UNISON health delegates are told

UNISON can offer ‘vital’ security for members as Brexit continues to divide the nation

Union’s health conference opens with call to arms for difficult days ahead

UNISON condemns government’s violent crime proposals

Pressure on schools and NHS staff to tackle crime is deflecting attention from failure to fund services adequately, union says

UNISON celebrates the ‘unsung heroes’ of local government

A new campaign will raise the profile of the union’s 600,000 local government members

March madness

While MPs got lost down the rabbit hole, UNISON and its members kept their focus on the many other problems afflicting Britain’s workers

UNISON branch treasurer’s determination wins fair pay for college staff

‘At first it was gut instinct,’ says Julie Robinson, who challenged an error in how term-time staff at West Midlands sixth form college were being paid

Mark Thomas gives the NHS a comedy check-up

Britain’s best-known political comedian considers the state of the NHS in its 70th year – and ponders its future